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Home processing Cotton and Linen on a small scale

 
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Ryan I know nothing about flax but I did find some tool plans.

http://www.woolgatherers.com/FlaxTools.html
 
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What no Akha?  Of course they are harder to find good ones while Tahkli and Russian style are all over the place.
I first read about the Akha here http://spindling.com/AkhaSpindle.html   And then I found one that was a touch heavy but once I got a really nice one yep I can sorta spin cotton on it... which means I am more successful then on my other spindles or wheels.
A great wheel with an accelerator head is great for cotton but alas mine is a direct drive and doesn't get the speed needed.  Some day I will get a dual purpose head from Bobbin Boy as those look really neat...  
 
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Here's a fun little video about someone who grew, spun, and wove her own cotton.

 
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Another cotton one.

 
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